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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2010

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Akin Macadamia & Wheat, Protein Treatment Conditioner (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Akin Macadamia & Wheat, Protein Treatment Conditioner (2010 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Akin Macadamia & Wheat, Protein Treatment Conditioner (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL LAURATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK EXTRACT
CEDRUS ATLANTICA BARK OIL
Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATEUse restrictions
Data: None
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM GLUCONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
FUSANUS SPICATUS WOOD OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) SEED OIL
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer